Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#146 (Biddy Martin's)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Single reel||32||AABB||D Major|
Here are all recordings of this tune considering only the indexed recordings. I have discovered by careful listening that these sources are in fact musically the same tune, regardless of the tune titles they use, key changes, retuning, etc.
|[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments).|
[JDa 1] Jackie Daly. Music from Sliabh Luachra. Jackie Daly (accordion, concertina). For this tune: (concertina).
[KB Cap] Kevin Burke. If the Cap Fits. Kevin Burke (fiddle).
Here are all transcriptions of this tune considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order. I have discovered by careful comparison that these are very similar to this tune as played on the recordings listed above.
|As tune #111 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|As tune #19 in [IBPS] Pat Conway. Ireland's Best Polkas and Slides.|
|As polka #4 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
If you are considering using the above transcriptions to help you learn this tune, I invite you to check these practical Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music. See also: So why do you bother indexing books and abc?